MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Coast Guard crews are searching for a woman who went overboard overnight.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
Authorities say Rina Patel, 32, from Interlaken, New York, was seen falling overboard at about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday about 27 miles southwest of Freeport, Bahamas.READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
The woman – whose name has not been released – was on the 11th deck of the Carnival Ecstasy cruise ship wearing a white dress with pink floral print.
Coast Guard crews are searching for her by air and sea.MORE NEWS: Sharp Increase In Hospitalized Children With Covid Investigated In South Africa
The ship’s next port of call is scheduled to be in Charleston, South Carolina on Thursday. It had previously been in Nassau, Bahamas.